To the leader: according to The Gittith. Of the Korahites. A Psalm.
O Lord of hosts!
for the courts of the Lord;
my heart and my flesh sing for joy
to the living God.
and the swallow a nest for herself,
where she may lay her young,
at your altars, O Lord of hosts,
my King and my God.
ever singing your praise. Selah
in whose heart are the highways to Zion.a
they make it a place of springs;
the early rain also covers it with pools.
the God of gods will be seen in Zion.
give ear, O God of Jacob! Selah
look on the face of your anointed.
than a thousand elsewhere.
I would rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God
than live in the tents of wickedness.
he bestows favor and honor.
No good thing does the Lord withhold
from those who walk uprightly.
happy is everyone who trusts in you.
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